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INJUSTICE/CIVIL RIGHTS/SOCIAL JUSTICE: Jim Crow and Segregation

Jim Crow & Segregation

Jim Crow was not a person. Jim Crow refers to laws and attitudes that segregated white Americans and black Americans. Although the Reconstruction Amendments provided for freedom of slaves and voting rights, it had little change on enforcing equality.

Rise and Fall of Jim Crow

This video, produced by California Newsreels, summarizes Jim Crow laws.

Books at TRHS

Seperate but Equal

The Supreme Court case of Plessy v. Ferguson in 1896 established the ruling of "separate but equal" and was the foundation of effectively legalizing segregation.

Plessy v Ferguson

The Civil Rights Act of 1964

Civil Rights Act - Black History

White Supremacy